Washington DC Plastic Surgeon | Marwan R. Khalifeh

Dr. M.R. Khalifeh, MD is considered one of the Washington DC area top plastic surgeons.  With a wide list of clients, his excellent care  begins with his artistic approach to achieving aesthetically-pleasing and youthful results for Washington DC area professionals, athletes, politicians, and socialites alike.

The outstanding results are the reason Dr. Khalifeh enjoys a high level of patient satisfaction and trust.

Dr. Khalifeh specializes in minimally scarring plastic surgery by employing the latest techniques and laser technology to his surgeries. Dr. Khalifeh employs in his practice the absolute latest minimal scar and laser techniques and owns more than 12 lasers and ultrasound machines to assure outstanding results. By treating a large number of DC professionals and government executives, Dr. Khalifeh is keenly aware of the importance of minimizing scars and is highly dedicated to a natural look.

Academic Life:

Dr. Khalifeh trained and taught  at the top rated Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in  Plastic Surgery Program, consistently ranked as the number one hospital by U.S. News and world report for many years.  He started the program as a surgical intern in 2000 and became  chief resident in 2006 in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery program. He then became Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Cosmetic Surgery Education Program at Johns Hopkins University (2007-2009) in the  department of plastic surgery at the Johns Hopkins University.

He is a noted speaker and an author of several research papers and book chapters in the field of Plastic Surgery. He is the recipient of numerous scientific honors and distinctions, including the Top Spear Award and Alpha Omega Alpha distinctions at Vanderbilt University, top inservice award at Johns Hopkins University.

In the Media:

Dr. Khalifeh frequently appears as a Plastic surgery Expert on Pannels and TV shows. Click here for our media gallery.


Dr. Khalifeh spent his undergraduate years in Philadelphia, where he attended the prestigious University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School.  He graduated Summa Cum Laude, the highest honor possible,  and earned the Phi Beta Kappa distinction.  His consistent earning of the highest honors possible at the some of the nation’s most prestigious institutions is due to his continual strive for excellence that continues today in his private boutique practice, making him one of the most highly sought after plastic surgeons in the D.C. area.

Family Life:

Dr. Khalifeh was raised in Baltimore, Maryland and returned to the area in 2000 to practice medicine after his studies took him to Philadelphia, Manhattan, and Nashville.  He is married to Kate, who is a surgeon herself and whom he met during his long training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. They now have two  daughters, and two dogs.  The live in Washington DC.

Service to Country

Dr. Marwan R. Khalifeh is a proud and active  member of the United States Navy Reserves, having been commissioned as a Lieutenant Commander in the Navy Reserves.  He serves one weekend each month and 2 weeks a year at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

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“I had been searching for a surgeon for nearly ten years throughout the Washington Metro area…. Here we are at five weeks after surgery and …I am very happy with my breast lift and augmentation!! They look great. We just love them!! Dr. Khalifeh has been fabulous to work with and highly attentive. From our first meeting, I could not have asked for a better doctor. I am just thrilled. If you are in the market for an elective procedure for your body, speak with Dr. Khalifeh. You won’t be disappointed.” S.B. Washington DC Lobbyist


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